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    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Semena Resumes In Simferopol
    Jul18

    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Semena Resumes In Simferopol

    Russian-appointed judges at a court in Ukraine’s occupied Crimea region have conducted a new hearing in the trial of Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor who is fighting what he says is a politically motivated separatism charge. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgia, Ukraine Agree To Cooperate On Efforts To Join EU
    Jul18

    Georgia, Ukraine Agree To Cooperate On Efforts To Join EU

    The presidents of Georgia and Ukraine have agreed to coordinate their efforts toward integration into the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgian, Ukrainian Presidents Agree To Boost NATO, EU Efforts
    Jul18

    Georgian, Ukrainian Presidents Agree To Boost NATO, EU Efforts

    The presidents of Georgia and Ukraine agreed to work together to help their former Soviet countries prepare for eventual NATO and European Union membership. (RFE/RL’s Georgian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Military Suicides Reach 500 In Three Years
    Jul18

    Ukrainian Military Suicides Reach 500 In Three Years

    Hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers have committed suicide after returning home from war in the country’s eastern Donbas region. Ukraine’s military prosecutor said it has registered around 500 suicides among Ukrainian veterans throughout the three-year conflict against Russia-backed separatist. Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said...

    Pro-Russia rebel leader suggests breakaway region could become ‘Little Russia’
    Jul18

    Pro-Russia rebel leader suggests breakaway region could become ‘Little Russia’

    Alexander Zakharchenko described his plan to create a new state as a ‘peaceful’ solution to Ukraine-Russia relations, though the announcement drew swift outcry. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    New State of ‘Little Russia’ Declared in Ukraine as Russian-Backed Rebels Plot to Take Over the Whole Country
    Jul18

    New State of ‘Little Russia’ Declared in Ukraine as Russian-Backed Rebels Plot to Take Over the Whole Country

    Ukraine’s president has dismissed the move as coming straight from the Kremlin. …read more Source:...

    Chechnya becoming major player in rebuilding war-torn Syria
    Jul18

    Chechnya becoming major player in rebuilding war-torn Syria

    […] ordinary Chechens are likely to foot the bill, with many of them being forced to make contributions or face the possibility of exile or death, human rights activists say. The Kadyrov Foundation, one of Russia’s wealthiest charities, has spent millions bringing Western celebrities to Chechnya, buying sports cars for athletes and...

    Ukraine Separatists Criticized Over Call For Creation Of ‘Little Russia’
    Jul18

    Ukraine Separatists Criticized Over Call For Creation Of ‘Little Russia’

    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region have announced what they say is the creation of a new state called Malorossia, or Little Russia, a declaration that was swiftly condemned by Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: NY Prosecutors Issue New Subpoena For Manafort Bank Records
    Jul18

    Report: NY Prosecutors Issue New Subpoena For Manafort Bank Records

    New York prosecutors have issued a subpoena seeking bank records from former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort related to real estate loans of up to $16 million, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has ordered the Federal Savings Bank, a small Chicago bank whose loans to Manafort make up...

    Marines Hit Ukraine Beaches, In ‘Most Realistic’ Drills
    Jul18

    Marines Hit Ukraine Beaches, In ‘Most Realistic’ Drills

    Military exercises in the Black Sea are the “most realistic” ever staged by the 17 participating nations, according to the U.S. commander there. The 20th annual Sea Breeze exercises come amid ongoing tensions with Russia, which has buzzed U.S. craft this year. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free...